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Vaccine clinical trials at UC Health

35 in progress, 13 open to eligible people

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  • A Study of a Personalized Cancer Vaccine Targeting Shared Neoantigens

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the dose, safety, immunogenicity and early clinical activity of GRT-C903 and GRT-R904, a neoantigen-based therapeutic cancer vaccine, in combination with immune checkpoint blockade, in patients with advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, microsatellite stable colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and shared neoantigen-positive tumors.

    at UCLA

  • A Study of the Experimental Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Vaccine (HB-101) in Kidney Transplant Patients

    open to eligible people ages 18-99

    HB-101 is a bivalent recombinant vaccine against human CMV infection. This is a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study to assess the safety, reactogenicity, immunogenicity, and efficacy of HB-101 in CMV-Seronegative patients receiving a kidney transplant from a CMV-Seropositive living donor and CMV-Seropositive patients.Patients enrolled should have a living donor kidney transplantation ideally planned between two to four months after the first injection of study drug (HB-101 or placebo).

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSF

  • A Study of Varlilumab and IMA950 Vaccine Plus Poly-ICLC in Patients With WHO Grade II Low-Grade Glioma (LGG)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a pilot, randomized, two arm neoadjuvant vaccine study in human leukocyte antigen-A2 positive (HLA-A2+) adults with World Health Organization (WHO) grade II glioma, for which surgical resection of the tumor is clinically indicated. Co-primary objectives are to determine: 1) the safety of the novel combination of subcutaneously administered IMA950 peptides and poly-ICLC (Hiltonol) and i.v. administered CDX-1127 (Varlilumab) in the neoadjuvant approach; and 2) whether addition of i.v. CDX-1127 (Varlilumab) increases the response rate and magnitude of CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell responses against the IMA950 peptides in post-vaccine peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) samples obtained from participating patients.

    at UCSF

  • A Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety, and Immunogenicity of mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Adults Aged 18 Years and Older to Prevent COVID-19

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The mRNA-1273 vaccine is being developed to prevent COVID-19, the disease resulting from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection. The study is designed to primarily evaluate the efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity of mRNA-1273 to prevent COVID-19 for up to 2 years after the second dose of mRNA-1273.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • A Study To Evaluate Escalating Doses of A Vaccine-Based Immunotherapy Regimen For NSCLC and TNBC

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The study will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of increasing doses of a vaccine-based immunotherapy regimen for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • H3.3K27M Peptide Vaccine With Nivolumab for Children With Newly Diagnosed DIPG and Other Gliomas

    open to eligible people ages 3-21

    This is 3-arm, multicenter study that will be conducted through the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-oncology Consortium (PNOC). This study will assess the safety and immune activity of a synthetic peptide vaccine specific for the H3.3.K27M epitope given in combination with poly-ICLC and the H3.3.K27M epitope given in combination with poly-ICLC and the PD-1 inhibitor, nivolumab, in HLA-A2 (02:01)+ children with newly diagnosed DIPG or other midline gliomas that are positive for H3.3K27M.

    at UCSF

  • Neo-adjuvant Evaluation of Glioma Lysate Vaccines in WHO Grade II Glioma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a pilot neoadjuvant vaccine study in adults with WHO grade II glioma, for which surgical resection of the tumor is clinically indicated. Co-primary objectives are to determine: 1) the safety and feasibility of the neoadjuvant approach; and 2) whether the regimen increases the level of type-1 chemokine CXCL10 and vaccine-specific (i.e., reactive to GBM6-AD) CD8+ T-cells in tumor-infiltrating leukocytes (TILs) in the surgically resected glioma.

    at UCSF

  • Pembrolizumab and a Vaccine (ATL-DC) for the Treatment of Surgically Accessible Recurrent Glioblastoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This phase I trial studies the side effects and how well of pembrolizumab and a vaccine therapy (ATL-DC vaccine) work in treating patients with glioblastoma that has come back (recurrent) and can be removed by surgery (surgically accessible). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Vaccines, such as ATL-DC vaccine, may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells. Giving pembrolizumab and ATL-DC vaccine may work better in treating patients with glioblastoma compared to ATL-DC alone.

    at UCLA

  • Preventive Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Trial in Kidney Transplant Recipients

    open to eligible people ages 18-49

    This trial studies whether the nonavalent human papillomavirus vaccine given to adults prior to kidney transplantation can help the body build and maintain an effective immune response during the post-transplant period when they receive immunosuppressive drugs to prevent transplant rejection. This study will help inform our scientific understanding about vaccine-induced immune responses among immunosuppressed individuals.

    at UCSF

  • Safety and Immunogenicity of a Single Dose of the Recombinant Live-Attenuated Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Vaccines RSV ΔNS2/Δ1313/I1314L, RSV 6120/ΔNS2/1030s, RSV 276 or Placebo, Delivered as Nose Drops to RSV-Seronegative Children 6 to 24 Months of Age

    open to eligible people ages 6 months to 25 months

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a single dose of the recombinant live-attenuated respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccines, RSV ΔNS2/Δ1313/I1314L, RSV 6120/ΔNS2/1030s, and RSV 276, in RSV-seronegative children 6 to 24 months of age.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Study of Immune Response to Pneumococcal Vaccine in Splenic Injury Patients

    “How effective is vaccination in those who have sustained an injury to their spleen or undergone a surgical procedure to remove their spleen?”

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    Persons without a spleen are susceptible to potentially lethal infections from certain bacteria, with pneumococcus being the most prevalent. Vaccines are provided to help protect against these infections, though they do not so with certainty. Trauma patients who sustain an injury to their spleen currently have three treatment options available for the treating surgeon - nonoperative management, embolization, or removal of the spleen. The purpose of this study is to investigate the antibody response to pneumococcal vaccine in patients undergoing these modes of therapy.

    at UC Davis

  • Study to Describe the Safety, Tolerability, Immunogenicity, and Efficacy of RNA Vaccine Candidates Against COVID-19 in Healthy Individuals

    open to eligible people ages 16 years and up

    This is a Phase 1/2/3, randomized, placebo-controlled, observer-blind, dose-finding, vaccine candidate-selection, and efficacy study in healthy individuals. The study consists of 2 parts: Phase 1: to identify preferred vaccine candidate(s) and dose level(s); Phase 2/3: an expanded cohort and efficacy part. The study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of 2 different SARS CoV 2 RNA vaccine candidates against COVID 19 and the efficacy of 1 candidate: - As a 2-dose (separated by 21 days) schedule; - At various different dose levels in Phase 1; - In 3 age groups (Phase 1: 18 to 55 years of age, 65 to 85 years of age; Phase 2/3: ≥16 years of age [stratified as ≤55 or >55 years of age]). The candidate selected for evaluation in Phase 2/3 is BNT162b2 (mid-dose).

    at UC Davis

  • Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability, and Optimal Dose of Candidate GBM Vaccine VBI-1901 in Recurrent GBM Subjects

    open to eligible people ages 18-70

    The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and tolerability of VBI-1901 in subjects with Recurrent GBM.

    at UCLA

  • A Personal Cancer Vaccine (NEO-PV-01) With Pembrolizumab and Chemotherapy for Patients With Lung Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to find out if treatment with NEO-PV-01 in combination with pembrolizumab and chemotherapy (pembrolizumab/chemotherapy) is safe and useful for patients with lung cancer. The study also will assess if the NEO-PV-01 vaccine, when given together with pembrolizumab and chemotherapy, can improve your response compared with pembrolizumab and chemotherapy treatment alone. All eligible patients will receive NEO-PV-01 + Adjuvant, pembrolizumab and chemotherapy while on this trial.

    at UCLA

  • A Phase 3 Randomized Double Blind Efficacy and Safety Study of Oral Polio Vaccine and NA-831 for Covid-19

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    In this randomized double blind Phase 3 clinical trial we will study the efficacy and safety of oral polio vaccine with and without NA-831 versus placebo.

    at UCLA

  • A Study to Evaluate a Therapeutic Vaccine, ASP0113, in Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-Seropositive Recipients Undergoing Allogeneic, Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of ASP0113 compared with placebo as measured by a primary composite endpoint of overall mortality and CMV end organ disease (EOD) through 1 year post-transplant. Safety of ASP0113 in participants undergoing allogeneic HCT will also be evaluated.

    at UCSF

  • A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of a Vaccine, ASP0113, in Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-Seronegative Kidney Transplant Recipients Receiving an Organ From a CMV-Seropositive Donor

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of ASP0113 compared to placebo in reducing the incidence of cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia in CMV-seronegative subjects receiving a kidney from a CMV-seropositive donor. This study will also evaluate the safety of ASP0113 in this patient population.

    at UCSF

  • Atezolizumab, Guadecitabine, and CDX-1401 Vaccine in Treating Patients With Recurrent Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase I/IIb trial studies side effects and best dose of atezolizumab when given together with guadecitabine and CDX-1401 vaccine and to see how well they work in treating patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that has come back. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as atezolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. CDX-1401 vaccine may enhance the expression of the genes encoding tumor antigens on the surface of tumor cells and enhance the activity of tumor-killing T cells against those tumor cells. Vaccines made from monoclonal antibodies combined with tumor cells may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells. Giving atezolizumab, guadecitabine, and CDX-1401 vaccine may work better than CDX-1401 alone in treating patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer.

    at UC Davis

  • Clostridium Difficile Vaccine Efficacy Trial

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The Clover trial is evaluating an investigational vaccine that may help to prevent Clostridium difficile infection. Participants in the study are adults 50 years of age and older, who are at risk of developing Clostridium difficile infection. The study will assess whether the vaccine prevents the disease, and whether it is safe and well tolerated. Each subject will receive 3 doses of Clostridium difficile vaccine or placebo and be followed for up to 3 years after vaccination for potential Clostridium difficile infection.

    at UC Davis UCLA UCSD

  • Comparative Effectiveness of System Interventions to Increase HPV Vaccine Receipt in FQHCs

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    UCLA and Northeast Valley Health Center (NEVHC), a large, multi-site Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), are partnering to address underutilization of the prophylactic HPV vaccine among underserved, ethnic minority adolescents receiving care through FQHCs. We will use a cluster randomized 2x2 stepped-wedge factorial study design, implemented in seven NEVHC clinics, to compare the effectiveness of parent reminders (mailed and text), multi-component clinic system strategies, a combined intervention (parent reminders + clinic system strategies) and usual care on HPV vaccine series completion among NEVHC adolescent patients. FQHCs provide essential health care to underserved groups and have the infrastructure to sustain effective strategies to improve preventive care delivery. Therefore, study findings will be invaluable for informing future efforts to improve HPV vaccination at the population-level.

    at UCLA

  • Dendritic Cell Vaccine for Patients With Brain Tumors

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the most effective immunotherapy vaccine components in patients with malignant glioma. Teh investigators previous phase I study (IRB #03-04-053) already confirmed that this vaccine procedure is safe in patients with malignant brain tumors, and with an indication of extended survival in several patients. However, the previous trial design did not allow us to test which formulation of the vaccine was the most effective. This phase II study will attempt to dissect out which components are most effective together. Dendritic cells (DC) (cells which "present" or "show" cell identifiers to the immune system) isolated from the subject's own blood will be treated with tumor-cell lysate isolated from tumor tissue taken from the same subject during surgery. This pulsing (combining) of antigen-presenting and tumor lysate will be done to try to stimulate the immune system to recognize and destroy the patient's intracranial brain tumor. These pulsed DCs will then be injected back into the patient intradermally as a vaccine. The investigators will also utilize adjuvant imiquimod or poly ICLC (interstitial Cajal-like cell) in some treatment cohorts. It is thought that the host immune system might be taught to "recognize" the malignant brain tumor cells as "foreign" to the body by effectively presenting unique tumor antigens to the host immune cells (T-cells) in vivo.

    at UCLA

  • Dendritic Cell/Myeloma Fusion Vaccine for Multiple Myeloma (BMT CTN 1401)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The study is designed as a Phase II, multicenter trial of vaccination with Dendritic cell/myeloma fusions with granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) adjuvant plus lenalidomide maintenance therapy versus maintenance therapy alone or with GM-CSF following autologous transplant as part of upfront treatment of multiple myeloma (MM). It is hypothesized that the dendritic cell myeloma vaccine will result in improved response in patients with multiple myeloma after autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplant (HCT).

    at UCSF

  • Enhancing Electronic Health Systems to Decrease the Burden of Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Obesity, Vaccine-Preventable Illness, and LivER Cancer

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of CLOVER is to utilize Epic Healthy Planet to increase adherence to United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations in adults age 50 and older.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • Evaluating the Infectivity, Safety, and Immunogenicity of the Recombinant Live-Attenuated Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines RSV ΔNS2/Δ1313/I1314L or RSV 276 in RSV-Seronegative Infants 6 to 24 Months of Age

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the infectivity, safety, and immunogenicity of the recombinant live-attenuated respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccines RSV ΔNS2/Δ1313/I1314L or RSV 276 or placebo when delivered as nose drops to RSV-seronegative infants 6 to 24 months of age. This study is a companion study to CIR 321.

    at UCLA UCSD

  • Gene and Vaccine Therapy in Treating Patients With Advanced Malignancies

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase II trial will examine whether genetically reprogramming a patient's disease fighting white blood cells may build an immune response to kill cancer cells that express the NY-ESO-1 protein. In this study, this genetic therapy will be given during a stem cell transplant along with a vaccine therapy. The vaccine will be made using the NY-ESO-1 protein and may help to stimulate the engineered immune response to tumor cells.

    at UCLA

  • High Dose Flu Vaccine in Treating Children Who Have Undergone Donor Stem Cell Transplant

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase II randomized trial studies how well high dose flu vaccine works in treating children who have undergone done stem cell transplant. Higher dose flu vaccine may build a better immune response and may provide better protection against the flu than the standard vaccine.

    at UCSF

  • HIV-1-Gag Conserved-Element DNA Vaccine as Therapeutic Vaccination in HIV-Infected Persons With Viral Suppression on Antiretroviral Therapy

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will evaluate the safety, immunogenicity, and preliminary assessment of efficacy of a novel vaccine encoding conserved elements (CE) of the HIV-1 Gag core protein, p24Gag, as a therapeutic vaccine in HIV-1 infected persons who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART). The study aims to induce potent virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) responses.

    at UCLA UCSF

  • HPV Centralized R/R RCT #2 - New York State

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The work done in this trial builds off of the work previously conducted by this same research group in clinicaltrials.gov ID: NCT03057379. Due to some changes in study design, protocol, and cohort of interest, a new registration was warranted. The overarching goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability of utilizing statewide immunization information systems (IISs) to conduct centralized reminder recall (R/R) to improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates among adolescents 11-14 years of age. The latest recommendations from the ACIP, as of February 2017, modified the vaccination schedule for the HPV series for eligible adolescents ages 11-14. Adolescents who receive dose #1 between the ages of 11 and 14 are now eligible for their second and final dose 6-12 months after their initial dose. Despite U.S. guidelines for vaccinating all adolescents starting at age 11 with the HPV vaccine, in 2012 only 53% of 13-17 year old females had >1 dose and 35% had 3 doses; 21% of teen males had a vaccination. Modeling studies predict marked reduction in HPV associated cancers and in disparities in these cancers if high HPV vaccination rates can be achieved. With this new dosing schedule for adolescents, the research team proposes to conduct a randomized control trial (RCT) utilizing the capabilities of the State Immunization Information System (IIS), and create a HPV-specific R/R autodialer and text message to be delivered to the parents of patients ages 11-14 of randomly selected practices within New York State (excluding NYC). Upon conclusion of this trial, researchers will develop a toolkit for dissemination so that other state IIS systems may replicate these centralized reminder recall procedures.

    at UCLA

  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine 13 (Prevnar13®) in Children Who Are Solid Organ Transplant Recipients (SOT)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and long-term immunogenicity of the 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine in children who are solid organ transplant recipients.

    at UCLA

  • Recombinant Human Papillomavirus Nonavalent Vaccine in Preventing Human Papilloma Virus in Younger Healthy Participants

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a common sexually-transmitted virus which causes infections that usually last only a few months, but sometimes can last a long time and cause cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, anus or oropharynx over many years among adults. This phase IIA trial studies how well does the nonavalent HPV vaccine (which can prevent nine different types of HPV) work when given in an alternative dosing schedule to heathy young research participants.

    at UCLA

  • Safety and Effectiveness of Live Zoster Vaccine in Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Users (VERVE Trial)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The VaricElla zosteR VaccinE (VERVE) trial evaluates the safety and effectiveness of the herpes zoster (shingles) vaccine, Zostavax, in patients over 50 years old with arthritis and other diseases who are using anti-TNF therapy and who have not previously received the vaccine.

    at UCLA

  • Safety, Tolerability, Immunogenicity, and Antitumor Activity of GEN-009 Adjuvanted Vaccine

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    In this study, Genocea is evaluating an investigational, personalized adjuvanted vaccine, GEN-009, that is being developed for the treatment of patients with solid tumors. A proprietary tool developed by Genocea, called ATLAS™ (Antigen Lead Acquisition System) will be used to identify neoantigens in each patient's tumor that are recognized by their CD4 and/or CD8 T cells. ATLAS-identified neoantigens will then be incorporated into a patient's personalized vaccine in the form of synthetic long peptides (SLPs).

    at UCSD

  • Study of a Melanoma Vaccine in Stage IIb, IIc, and III Melanoma Patients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to determine how safe and how well POL-103A works in preventing the relapse of melanoma after patients who have undergone surgery.

    at UCLA

  • Study of high dose/low dose influenza vaccine to effectively stop heart or lung-related problems

    “Does high-dose influenza (“flu”) vaccine safely reduce heart or lung-related problems compared to the standard-dose flu vaccine?”

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    INVESTED will test the hypothesis that high dose trivalent influenza vaccine will reduce cardiopulmonary events to a greater extent than standard dose quadrivalent influenza vaccine in high-risk cardiovascular patients with a recent history of myocardial infarction or heart failure. The trial will enroll 9300 participants over one Vanguard (pilot) season and three additional influenza seasons. The primary endpoint will be a composite of all-cause mortality or cardiopulmonary hospitalization.

    at UC Davis UCSD UCSF

  • Vaccine Therapy With Bevacizumab Versus Bevacizumab Alone in Treating Patients With Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme That Can Be Removed by Surgery

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well giving vaccine therapy with or without bevacizumab works in treating patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme that can be removed by surgery. Vaccines consisting of heat shock protein-peptide complexes made from a person's own tumor tissue may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells that may remain after surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, can block tumor growth in different ways. Some block the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Others find tumor cells and help kill them. It is not yet known whether giving vaccine therapy is more effective with or without bevacizumab in treating glioblastoma multiforme.

    at UCSF

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